iQiyi Seeks to Escape Netflix’s Shadow with More Interactive Content, Ads

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Liu Wenfeng, chief technology officer at Baidu-owned platform iQiyi—sometimes known as the “Netflix of China”—insists that the platform is more than just a copycat. Read More

Headlines from China: Why iQiyi Taps Into Original Films

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Here is why Chinese streaming giant iQiyi taps into original films and how its plan is different from Netflix's plan for original films. Read More

Headlines from China: Fan Bingbing’s First Public Appearance in 2019 

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On April 22, actress Fan Bingbing attended the ceremony of streaming platform iQiyi's 9th anniversary. This is her first public appearance in 2019 after she was caught up in tax evasion scandal. Read More

Headlines from China: Chinese Moviegoers’ Hollywood Fatigue

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As special effects can’t easily impress Chinese audience any more, lack of creativity and clichéd storytelling become real problems. Read More

Headlines from China: Video Platform iQiyi Aims to Raise $1.05 Billion in Convertible Bonds

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Baidu-backed Chinese video streaming platform iQiyi announced on Tuesday that the company was looking to raise $1.05 billion in convertible bonds. Read More

Headlines from China: Differences Between iQiyi and Netflix, According to iQiyi Report

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As iQiyi just released the company’s 2018 financial report, we take a look at the differences between iQiyi and Netflix based on this report. Read More

Bytedance Sues iQiyi for Streaming Boy Band Episode of An Original Show

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Beijing’s Haidian Court announced that it’s accepted a suit by content purveyor Bytedance against Baidu’s video platform iQiyi for allegedly streaming an episode of an original show. Read More

Headlines from China: Vincent Cassel Plays Li Na’s Coach in Peter Chan’s Upcoming Movie

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French actor Vincent Cassel revealed that he recently went to China to shoot Peter Chan's film about tennis player Li Na. Read More

Headlines from China: China’s Netflix Brings Streaming Services to Hotels in Thailand

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The new service targeting Chinese travelers is made possible through iQiyi's partnership with Thai telecommunications operator AIS and China Unicom Global Limited. Read More

Headlines from China: China Saw Record Low January Box Office Since 2015

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China box office totaled 3.37 billion yuan ($500 million) in January, down 32.1% compared to the same period last year. This is the lowest January box office figure since 2015. Read More